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this property, a wood frame modest house at 18 street in northwest washington. he worked in the pension office for many years and in 1861 there was a new co-worker named john brooks russell. if you read a colored man's reminiscences of james madison and the entire memoir is included as an appendix in my book you will see that it starts with a preface. and intelligent colored man who works in the department of the interior. he was an eye witness to important history and i thought his recollections worth writing down in almost his own words. paul jennings was himself litter and learned to read and write as a slave. i discovered j.d. are was john brooks russell. he was the one who submitted to a history magazine in 1863 and two years later it was published as a slim volume by the same name with jennings's by line on the title page. there were very few copies ever printed. i am thankful that it was not altogether lost to history. it has been quoted by historians over the years especially the passages about the war of 1812 and we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of that war today. jennings had
.ncicap.org-- >> today is a beautiful day for a ball game in washington, d.c. for the washington nationals this is what we were waiting for when the effort -- when the team first came here in 2008, suffering through a miserable year. it all came together and now, as we said for time, your washington national's are in the playoffs. we will talk about this in a couple of minutes, but right now we want to talk about coming down to the game today. very nice conditions, right around the corner from me. ♪ >> [unintelligible] looking up at the big american flag notice how it is blowing in little bit. -- a little bit. as we continue throughout the day, the wind is going to pick up. your hourly forecast, right now 61. [drumming] temperatures into the 60's, 70's for the high. a comfortable day. the wind is of the southwest right now. going from third base to right field, the outfield. here is a quick look at your travel forecast. minneapolis, detroit, chicago. [drumming] that is where the warm air is. >> you mentioned the lefties smiling right now, that ball is headed out to right field. it is about getting do
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news many ameri >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. [screams] >> all that champagne was popping. the nationals win the alias title despite losing last night's game to the phillies. we will explain how that makes sense. good morning, washington. tuesday, october 2. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get right to meteorologist caskey. >> happy tuesday morning. you will need your umbrella not morning but even later on today. let's look at live super doppler 7 from the belfort furniture weather center. virginia and in we of the shenandoah valley, is moving southwest to northeast. most of it is west of the beltway. one moderate showers moving in mclean church and along 66 and the western edge of the beltway in fairfax county. heavy showers crossing the potomac into western montgomery county. temperatures right now around 60 degrees. to the upper 70's this afternoon. it should be a warm day and it be worn for the rest of the week. .ow to angela for the commute >> good morning. showers.with some following an accident on 295,ound route 100 at re
don't? we explore tonight on "washington week." >> hello, virginia! >> i'm glad to be here in columbus, ohio. >> how's it good, tampa? >> that's a nevada welcome! >> hello, colorado! gwen: it's getting close. getting nervous yet? it's now officially a billion-dollar campaign, and candidates are all in. >> i've been going for about 38 hours straight, even though my voice is getting kind of hoarse, i've still got a spring in my step because, because our cause it right. >> i'm not just optimistic about winning. i'm more optimistic about the future for america. gwen: so, what do we know about how the campaign is trending and who's already voted? about how these candidates would handle foreign policy? >> you look at the record of the last four years and say is iran closer to a bomb? yes. is the middle east in tumult? yes. is al qaeda on the run, on its heels? no. >> you said that first we shouldn't not have a time line in afghanistan, then you said we should. now you say maybe or it depends. gwen: and what do we know about the ground game it will take for either one to win in covering the c
>> schieffer: welcome back to page 2. today the washington nationals head to the postseason for the first time in 79 years. the last time they were there was the 1933 world series. we've assembled an all-panel. with me in the studio, jane leavy, augustoral of "the last boy: mickey mantle and the end of ameria's childhood," which i think is maybe the best baseball biography i ever read. in boston, peter gammons from the mlb network, which is airing game two of the as at the tiegzers series today at noon eastern out in san francisco, the great tony larussa, who managed both the oakland as and last year's world series wins, the st. louis cardinals and he has written a book called "one last strike." we want to talk to him about that. in los angeles, the legendary former dodgers manager tony lasorda. i don't have to say much more about tony. we all know him. let me just start with jane here in the studio. and welcome to all of you. as a washington resident, i'll stim from fort worth, but i live in washington. this town is just going nuts. they are doing a pretty good imitation of
and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, occupy dc planning a protest to mark a year since the movement. make for a rough morning commute in the district. good morning, washington. monday, october 1. i am cynne simpson. >> i am natasha barrett. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> good morning. a little foggy to start in many areas. be careful as you are heading out the door. give yourself a little extra time. god advisories in western maryland and northern virginia, winchester, martinsburg, hagerstown. we expect to see a little patchy fog in other areas as well. but it's a cool start, 55 and district, 45 in dulles. partly cloudy today. we have a chance of a few showers late today. high temperature in the low 70's. let's check on traffic with angela. >> good morning. fog could be an issue as you door.ut the we are seeing quite a bit of it on some cameras. let's check the drive on 95 virginia, the big was the workht zone. southbound is gone, but northbound, still only and the left lane and getting by. delays. there were pretty significant delays o
as it happens. live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. produced in associated with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" be provided by -- ♪ >> wherever our trail blazers -- trains divorce, the economy comes to live. norfolk southern. one line, infinity possibilities the >> we know why we're here. to chart a greener path in the air and in our factories. >> to find cleaner, more efficient ways to power flight. >> and harness our technology for new energy solutions. >> around the globe, the people of boeing are working together to build a belter tomorrow. >> that's why we're here. additional funding is also provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs stations from viewers like you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. it's about 8:00 p.m. eastern time two fridays before the election and according to the app on my iphone, we have 10 days, 23 hours, 15 minutes and 53 seconds before the polls close. accord dog every one of what seems lik
de espalda. dr. elmer huerta, washington hospital center entonces si el liquido que estoy inyectando esta contaminado, obviamente ese hongo en este caso va a difundirse por toda la medula espinal y puede subir hasta el cerebro. standup: fernando pizarro, washington d.c. los centros de control de enfermedades dicen que hasta 14 mil personas podrian haber recibido estas inyecciones contaminadas. la meningitis comunmente es viral o bacterial, pero rara vez causada por hongos. y es 1 inflamacion a 1 membrana cerebral. dr. elmer huerta, washington hospital center se llama la meninges, que es como 1 casaca dura que lo protege. entonces cuando ocurre que hay 1 infeccion o inflamacion de esta cascara del cerebro, eso es lo que se llama meningitis." tambien hay casos de artritis causados por estas inyecciones . dr. elmer huerta, washington hospital center si la persona recibe 1 infiltracion aqui en el hombro por ejemplo, el microbio va a penetrar al hombre pero como no tiene nada que ver con la medula ni el cerebro, no va formar meningitis, pero si va a formar 1 artritis por hongos y algunos
says you can't change washington from the inside. he says you can only go from the outside. him that chance and a couple weeks. >> the romney campaign has said touchent obama is out of d out of ideas. president obama have released a willge book on how he handle energy and all sorts of other matters if he's elected another four years. >> thank you. as was the case for years ago, relying to ama is great extent on young people to out the vote, especially in battleground states like virginia. tonight, we will take a look at why young people are not as around. tic this time >> religious leaders and e dream act will to encourage voters question for. if it is passed, it will allow l emigrants to pay tuition public college, provided their parents pay taxes and they attend maryland schools. it the meeting will be held at the seventh-day adventist church. >> a woman led police on a high- across the beltway today. after she eluded them, the same have run believed to into an officer and open fire. once a police got a hold of the suspect, she did not go quietly. she did not want to get out o
presidente barack obama efectuo hoy un corto viaje de campana y regreso temprano a washington... fernado pizarro nos tiene mas detalles... ---------------- ----------------- ----------------- ----------------- ---------------- intro muy buenas tardes. en una ciudad practicamente desierta se convirtio washingt on este lunes para hacerle frente al huracan sandy. ============= el presidente obama regreso anticipadamente de su campana en florida para encabezar la respuesta federal a sandy. presidente obama debido a la naturaleza de la tormenta, estamos seguros de que sera 1 proceso lento a traves de 1 amplia zona del pais y millones de personas seran afectadas, por lo que el mensaje mas importante al publico es por favor escuchen lo que las autoridades estatales y locales estan diciendo." el presidente agrego que fema tiene posicionado personal, agua y alimentos en los estados afectados, y que publico debe entender que podrian ser varios dias en que la energia electrica y el transporte vuelvan a la normalidad. en washington, se tomo la inusual medida de clausurar totalmente el tren subterran
't somebody mention, it has been 79 years since playoff baseball in washington. >> for them to just be here eight years an already be at this level is pretty significant too. >> hopefully, this is sustainable. >> they have the nucleus of a great team. it is hard. ask the poor orioles that have gone 15 years. >> they're winning right now. >> i know. this is a great time to be in this area. let's get to the radar real quick. bring an umbrella. we will see some showers on and off today. some of the downpours are pretty good here just north appear west of washington at the moment. the darker colors now pushing across 270 up into montgomery county, loudoun county, some pretty good rain rates. rest of the area, if you are waking up towards annapolis, you will see scattered showers this morning. we'll be on and off with the scattered shower activity on and off during the course of your tuesday. 67degrees in washington. 65 at bw i marshall. w i marsha -- 65 at bwi marshall. >> thank you. >>> time now to hit the roads with julie wright. she is giving us the information on our morning commute. >> be
is joining us from washington with a preview of the debate. tracie, good morning. >>> lynn, good morning. the pressure is definitely on . paul ryan somewhat of the underdog because vice president's done this a number of times before, but you can see he's favored in those numbers. he's been in florida, and before that in virginia doing at least three mock debates that we know of. now he's already in kentucky. the vice president will arrive later this afternoon, just hours before that debate begins. we are told he's been in delaware, not only studying ryan's book and his speeches, but his budget as well. apparently expecting to make a big point of that ryan budget tonight. the pressure is certainly on the vice president, after the president's performance at the first debate, the presidential debate in denver last week. he needs to sort of help and pull up the ticket, analysts say. and brand-new poll numbers show that mitt romney made some gains after that presidential debate. he's now leading by one point in virginia. in ohio he's still behind but up by two, and it's still a horse race in
.n the that matches up with is an abc news washington post poll. you can watch the debate right on abc 7, be it the beginning tomorrow night at 9:00. -- beginning tomorrow night at 9:00. >> vice-president to candidate will appear at an evening.s romney appeared at a rally in today and now in the air on virginia. he will reportedly stay in that next weekt ready for for rice -- vice presidential debate. >> we are on storm watch. clouds are still hanging around this hour. is any more rain headed out this weekend? doug hill joins us with a look evening forecast. >> most of the rain is out of now.rea right most of the shower activity is area.ast of the some drizzle and fog is the story. over 3.5 inches at culpeper and almost 2.5 gaithersburg. most of the rain will stay south , but theof the city fog is the story. declining visibility and very tonight and early tomorrow. all kinds of stuff is coming up for you in a few minutes. a story from nw washington tonight. americane students at were assaulted near campus. l the attacks happened in the evening orn the late early morning. the women were w
storm sandy is covering one-third of the country. it's drenched at least 20 states and washington, d.c. the recovery effort cannot begin just yet. >> we have more weather to deal with. hopefully people will be able to stay safe until they can get to the other side of the storm. >> while some areas are dealing with high water, the national weather service is predicting if the water continues to rise, it will create the worst flooding in 15 years. residents brace for more rain. and forecasters say the wind and rain won't be as strong but they expect the storm to stick around for another day. and blizzard warning is in effect for west virginia where sandy is expected to blow through the appalachian mountains with high winds and snow. 554 arrivals. we spoke to an airport person a few minutes ago. some flights are opening up. there are some flights heading to boss top and washington, d.c. and very late night during the red eye flights. if you're headed in placeses places in newark. no word on whether air traffic will reopen. >> and they are still looking at possibly red eyes tonight. if y
>> very good stuff. >> yes. >> see you on >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, residents along the east coast bracing for hurricane sandy. the storm blamed for at least 21 deaths. good morning, washington. it's friday, october 26. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. >> happy friday. all eyes on sandy category 1 hurricane now. there was some weakening and that's good news. but there could be some type of strike from the mid-atlantic somewhere into the northeast. i hope that it will stay to our north and we would be on the good side of the system. first we have to get you through this morning. it is foggy outside and a little mist could affect the morning commute. we could get breaks in the clouds by this afternoon like yesterday. 68 by noon, 70 by 5:00. back to you. >> thank you. local utility companies continue preparing ahead of sandy. this morning bge employees will stock their vehicles with power restoration manuals. pepco officials this afternoon will provide information to t
>> business news from the capital region. this is "washington business report" with abc7 national correspondent rebecca cooper. captioned by the national captioning instute --www.ncicap.org-- >> thanks for joining us for a look at business and fince here in the washingtonegion. this week, a major merger did not happen. paul ryan and joe bidenen tangled over taxeses a how we get out of the red while we salute the washington nationals. coming up later "the washington business journal" out with a new list. first, a look a the red hot ra in the u.s. senate. a mpaign is a among the most fiercely contested and the outcome will help detetermine which party will control the senate. this week, i sat down with former senator and governor, republican george allen. thank you for joining us for "washington business report." summit of the issues you he been dealing with have focused on the economy. those automatic spending cuts scheduled to happen i in january. you strongly oppose the idea now. at is the alternative? >> the alternative is leadership. putting off decisions to another commission.
will help them out. >> this behemoth storm surprised us anyway. in northwest washington, a tree came down, slicing off a portion of another. condemned house, at that time who -- >> we are fighting. >> they were direct hits and near misses. the home escaped severe damage by only inches. regardless of the impact. sandy certainly left indelible the washington d.c. region. i have a feeling that when comes, this kind of will seem minor in comparison. will see a lot more issues on region, some are estimating overall, the damage could be among the costliest storms in u.s. history. get to some of the problems sande is causing around area, particularly at ocean city. the boardwalk suffered extensive .amage let's check in now, the very latest. butt is still very windy, be as seem to frequent. seem to be as strong. for the first time in about 12 hours, i am not soaking wet. i want to show you some video of the things that went on today. waves were the big issue. you can see the big waves that were crashing out. problem asere a well. over the sea wall at boardwalk and were crashing in the businesses.
.s. and the washington, d.c., metro area. bob has the latest from our hurricane center. >> winds are still 90 miles per hour. across see it moving cuba. the circulation extends of miles to the east, could be positive thrust. here is the latest. asremains off the coast, but move off the north coast, remember, this is a 70% chance of where the will be, but it is looking likely it will be coming monday into tuesday. problem forbe any the marine corps marathon. increasing reins as we get into rainning, and tuesday, and flooding. it may be to our north, especially with inland flooding early next week. it looks like a major storm. >> we have video from florida. this video from miami. pictures like this have alert,ds on high reminiscent of a hurricane's .ears ago live from alexandria. >> no one can forget the dark days. of people are worried about potential power outages that are threatening a powerful punch. are getting ready to dust off sandbags. hurricane sandy is toppling down powering thousands leaving stranded. the storm is estimated to cause l of $1 billion in damages. thetranger to preparing for worst
. local races could determine the balance of power in washington. >> from california, nancy pelosi. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: can they do it again if democrats hope to regain control of the house? the road to success runs through california. >> there are huge opportunities for democrats in california. >> reporter: democrats need to pick up 25 more seats. he says five of their best bets are in california. including the 7th and 10th strict races in the sacramento area. where democrats are trying to outest republicans. >> i would say he is one of the most endangered republicans in the country. >> reporter: while republicans fight back -- >> higher taxes, lost jobs. >> reporter: democrats are bringing in big guns like bill clinton this week to help them turn had tied. but most say winning 25 seats is a heavy lift for democrats and a house majority is most likely out of their grasp. >> it is getting difficult. it will be difficult for democrats to take back the house. >> reporter: there aren't usually so many competitive races in california. one benefit is a boost to the stat
of clouds with rain showers today. we are mild, 66 in washington. 61 at dulles. here is your forecast for today. 66 right now in washington as i mentioned. here is your forecast for today, 76. lots of clouds, showers and maybe even a thunderstorm lineally today. bring an umbrella here just in case. not going to be raining all day. >> good news there. not l day. >> time to say hell toe julie wright, see what is happening during the morning commute. it is a beautiful day. >> wisdom! >> it is. the nats are the champs. >> she is any adepression over the cowboys. >> oh, it's just one week. >> thank you, wisdom. we still have 11 weeks to go. >> something like that. but the nats are the champs today. let's focus on that. >> that is the good thing. we are very happy for the bats. i know baseball fans in this town are just upside down with joy and they should be. we have accident activity involving an overturned vehicle. the ramp from westbound 100 to 295 is shut down. eastbound, the lane remain open. on the other side of town, you will find lanes are open 395 coming across the 14th street bri
have their way. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins right now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. i have a dog who would have ed himroblems if you tidying up. >> i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get straight to jeras.logist jacqui >> some showers in the northern s of virginia at this time. let's show you most of the along 66. a little heavier in fauquier county towards rappahannock as well. we will need the umbrella for this morning. drain on and off. temperatures are mild, 66 at national, 61 at dulles, 59 in gaithersburg. are expressed forecast, we will be warming up nicely, mid 70's this afternoon. showers on and off. we will tell you about some the seven-day forecast in a moment. first, traffic with angela. >> good morning. getting ready for the tuesday morning drive. for the mostpot part. the accident on westbound route the b-w parkway. the ramp is closed from westbound 100. if you are traveling in maryland on 95, the overnight work at 215 is blocking a lane. no overnight work zones on 95 in virginia as you drive from garriss
times" washington bureau chief and i covered some of the reasons that i'm going to write about and talk about in this book and in the lecture this evening. i hate to admit it but i've learned in all of lot during this book and there's a lot of stories i missed and a lot of other journalists missed what was going on under our noses so it wasn't that we missed the details but we missed the big picture, we missed a trend and the watershed. this book tries to put those things together. and for me as a reader as well as a reporter looks that put things together are absolutely critical. once the time the book comes out this temptation to say what are the secrets and the power struggles and the gossip that we didn't know before but if you think of a book like team of rivals about abraham lincoln and the people that served in his cabinet it provided an incredible new free market in sight for understanding abraham lincoln because she took the time to tell the story after it evolved as lincoln and his rivals grew up in the 1830's come 1840's come 1850's and 1860's by the time they got to the civi
$699. >>> from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 11. >> three weeks to go. the race for the white house tightens as both candidates get ready for this week's second presidential debate. new polls tonight show the president with a slight edge on mitt romney but experts say it is still anybody's race to win. the president hunkered down in virginia tonight preparing for tuesday. but mitt romney spent the day out on the campaign trail. darcy spencer is following both campaigns tonight. >> today mitt romney still basking in the glow of his post-debate bump. and the president is reminding voters of the bailout of the auto industry, and it paid off. it's a weekend of debate preparation for president barack obama. he boarded air force one heading to williamsburg where he'll get ready for the town hall-style debate taking place tuesday. before leaving washington he reminded voters of his administration's rescue of the auto industry. >> but we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. we refused to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american workers and american injean newt
el sendero capital crescent que recorre desde washington a maryland... la nueva victima tiene 21-aÑos de edad... la golpio en la cabeza.... ella perdio el conocimiento y fue arrastrada a esta zona boscosa...la tranquilidad de este sendero en bethesda fue interrumpido con un nuevo ataque contra una joven...la victima estaba corriendo ayer, cerca de la siete de la noche, cuando se detuvo por unos segundos para dar paso a unos venanos... "ella cayo inconciente, se recupero y llamo a la policia un senor que estaba ahi de 40-aÑos la ayudo, pero cuando ella se desperto, se dio cuenta que no estaba en el sendero, que estaba fuera del sendero y estaba en un area boscosa" la joven de 21-aÑos habria sido asaltada sexualmente... el ataque sucedio en el sendero de capital crescent, entre la massachussets y mccarthur boulevard...la policia acudio a la llamada de emergencia cerca a la calle brookway drive... en bicicleta.... y en caballo... policias vigilan el sendero... residentes estan alarmados.. deborah y su esposo transitan todos los dias por este lugar... "estoy sorprendida y asustada, vimo
.gov desde washington, silvana quiroz univision la autoridades tambien afirmaron que no se trata de una marca de autos especifica, es por esta raozn que usted debe acudir a su consecionario o dealer para revisar su bolsa de aire si es que la cambio en los ultimos ... la empresa japonesa toyota anuncio que retirara mas de 7, 4 millones de vehiculos en todo el mundo, para repararles un interruptor defectuoso en una de las ventanas... la medida, anunciada afecta mas de una decena de modelos producidos de 2005 a 2010... en estados unidos el pedido de devolucion para hacerles las reparaciones abarca los modelos yaris, corolla, matrix, camry, rav4, highlander, tundra, sequoia y scion xb y xd, un total de unos 2,47 millones de vehiculos...y hoy la capital vi decepcion tras la perdida del equipo de baseball de los nacionales...este juego paralizo temporalmente los alrededores del estadio... claudia uceda presencio el juego y nos dice que sucedio.. claudia!!! claudia uceda/ national park washington dc asi es la emocion que se vivio aqui fue historica... adultos dejaron de ir al trabajo, ninos no fuer
!!..el consulado de el salvador en washington realizo una reunion con una organizacion en donde se busca apoyar la educacion. silvana quiroz nos dira de que forma...silvana buenas noches. la policia estatal de virginia busca a lawrence leon parrish, de 74 anos, quien se encuentra desaparecido y sufre de problemas mentales.. parrish, es de raza blanca, pesa 5-pies 6-pulgadas, 150 libras de peso, ojos verdes, y pelo blanco... fue visto por ultima vez el pasado 21 de octubre, en el 104 de la calle phillips en smithfield, carolina del norte... vestia una camisa a cuadros de color rojo, pantalones de mezclilla y posiblemente una chaqueta gris... si usted tiene informacion sobre su paradero reportelo al telefono 919-934-2121... ...en otras importantes noticias...la administracion de alimentos y drogas investiga cinco muertes y un ataque al corazon no fatal que pudieron haber sido causados por una bebida energizante. claudia uceda nos amplia la informacion nat! ( sonido de lata) esta bebida energetica monster esta en la mira.... nat!! (sonido de la bebida) en la mira porque la administra
entertainment in washington, d.c.. and they knew the value men -- the value of education. there were able to buy their homes and support their families. another woman in my life who demonstrates unshakeable persistence and unflinching sacrifice is my mother who is sitting over there with my son. [applause] she kept her eyes on the prize that is education. as well -- and was well aware of education and its importance for the future of black america. my mom was educated from kindergarten through eighth grade in washington, d.c.. which is recognized as the mother church of all black catholics. washington, d.c. was south of the transfer -- the mason decisiodixon line. st. augustine was established in the late 1850's during the separate but equal and in most cases on equal time. this school was started by the first order of black roman catholic nuns, the oblate sisters of providence out of baltimore, maryland. their purpose was to educate black children. these nuns persistence and unflinching sacrifice influence my mother's life and my life. my mother was in high school when the march on washington o
: giants question marks are appearing on buildings. a washington institution called the smithsonian. >> it's about questions and answers, people bring their questions to life. >> reporter: the smithsonian is doing something the first time. a million dollar national tazing campaign. and that is designed to reinterviews the world to the smithsonian. when they did research, they found that people all over the country had some find memories and that put them back to a family vacation in washington. it wants to be more than a memory. they want people ton there is a whole world here. >> and we love being's part of the trip and people hadding understanding of the other things we do and that we can do more to help people understand how to be relevant to their daily lives. >> and there are first ladies and a friendly frog but there is something you may not know. >> we're on the cutting edge of discovering the black holes or basis for dark matter. >> reporter: whether you're a kindergartener or a ph.d candidate, they hope you will find something useful at a seriously amazing.com. yo the millennial g
. >> i am proud of the record we have established in washington, d.c. my opponent talks about extremism. when i left the declaration of independence, our country was established and limited government, fiscal responsibility, individual sovereignty, a vibrant free market and strong national defense. that is been the essence of what i've done. i am upset that we did not get a chance to talk about foreign policy and national security that is very threatening. we talked about which we did not talk about how to improve our military and take care of our veterans, but that is my commitment to the country that i have had in 20 digit for 22 years in uniform, and a commitment not -- i have had for 22 years in uniform, and a commitment that i take seriously. >> thank you representative that is more focused on job creation, not headlines. my background is exactly what we need to put our country back on track. i will focus on protecting the promise to our seniors and strengthening the pillars of middle-class, including medicare and medicaid, and not constantly demonizing them. my opponent called 80
,200-mile bike ride across the country ended in washington d.c. today for five military veterans, among them retired air force staff sergeant colleen bushnell who wanted to raise awareness about military sex abuse. audrey barnes has the story. >> reporter: the last leg of a summer long bike trip brought five military veterans to washington d.c. they're suffering from everything from post-traumatic stress disorder to the stresses of being gay military members. retired staff sergeant colleen bushnell is a military sex assault survivor. the iraq war veteran and mother of two was raped by a superior officer at lack land air force base in texas in 2003. the base is now embroiled in a sex scandal involving attacks on nearly 40 female retrouts. >> during this -- recruits. >> during this trip i've had the chance to talk to people in city and towns all over america. >> reporter: the bike trip was organized by the long road home project. founder casey miller says it's an organization designed to help warriors heal from the wounds of war and to raise money for the charities that help them. >> glenn o
it did come around and let on cathedral avenue here in northwest washington, it did clip one little car over there in the quarter, but that is nothing compared to some of the issues we have seen around this region. we were out in prince george's county and a tree fell onto a house out there. an elderly woman in a wheelchair was out there and officials and the fire department timely picked her up in her wheelchair and took her over to a neighbor's house where she is going to spend the night. the other situation happened in northwest washington where there was a huge tree that we thought at first fell between two homes but it actually it to come along with some minor damage and somewhat major damage. >> we heard it fall. it was pretty intense when it fell. >> we are following some public officials on twitter and communicating with them. the crews are out there trying to help people in the washington d.c. area. >> let's get back to fairfax county where thousands of people were evacuated tonight. steven is live in huntington tonight. >> it is still miserable out here, the wind is still blow
of sandy. >> this is good morning washington. >> some residents dealt with issues from sandy. issues will get worse, not just in the commonwealth, but through the whole region. >> i do want to remind you we have a full list of area closures running at the top of the screen. good morning. >> it is about 410 miles away from washington d.c. he is as they're in just a second. we want to get the latest on the storm impacting us. it has moved into our area as well. it is a category one hurricane. that is expected to become poster tropical before it makes landfall. we are very concerned about that. record rainfall as a power outages can be expected. hundreds of flights have been cancelled. you need to stay put. and the last minute preparations need to be under way immediately as conditions will be going downhill throughout the day. this is along with the google earth map. the winds extend out. the tropical storm is anywhere between 35 miles per hour. the extent 523 miles from the center of the storm. we can start to see these possibilities coming into our area already. the winds will be st
>> live and in ht, this is abc 7 news washington weekly. >> mitt romney is in florida. that is where the debate will be held. the moderator is a cbs anchor and the focus will be foreign policy. you can catch every minute of the debate right here on abc 7 starting tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. the libya issue will be one of the key topics in the debate. tell us if you have learned anything new from the president and mitt romney about that. >> i do not think we will learn anything new in terms of intelligence. we will see them face off again. last time they went at it, mitt romney came up the loser. >> the one thing about this whole situation is, at least with libya, its sole -- still seems the president does not have a full answer when it comes to the timeline and exactly what took place there. do we expect any kind of clarification to bar? some people are saying he should address the nation. do we expect any more clarification on the timeline? >> there is a problem in the community with the information they are getting. it took 14 days between the attacks and when the pr
and today's big job numbers, tonight on "washington week." >> the president has a view very similar to the view he had when he ran four years ago, that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you, will trickle-down government would work. >> governor romney has a perspective that says if he cut taxes skewed towards the wealthy and roll back regulations we'll be better off. gwen: 90 minutes later, even democrats gave the debate win to roll any. but after the dust settled, what was true and what wasn't? >> it is not possible to come up with enough loopholes and deductions to only affect high-income individuals to avoid either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. it's math. >> i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut. my plan is not to put in place any tax cut that will add to the deficit. gwen: and will today's improved jobs numbers change the political landscape again? debating, peter baker of "the new york times," dan balz of the "washington post." jeanne cummings of block berg news, and john dickerson of slate magazine and cbs news. >> awa
to be alive. good morning washington at 5:00 a.m. begins now. this is good morning washington, on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> some scary video and one lucky man. good morning. it is wednesday. >> i am cynne simpson. but go right to our meteorologist. a big day on tapp with the big game. >> a huge day. game 3 at the nats park. their first home play off. morning temperatures -- 46 in leesburg. cooler west of washington. oxon hill, 55. northwest, dc, 54. clouds this morning. that will give way to sunshine by this afternoon. a good amount of sun for the majority of the day. high temperature of 72 degrees. it's very comfortable day at the ballpark. low humidity and a nice breeze out of the west at about 50 miles per hour. tomorrow, we cool down. the hourly forecast coming right up. >> on the roads -- checking the drive in maryland. john hanson highway. bwi fine as 1-95. a live shot of the beltway traveling in montgomery county right now. a trouble spot in burtonsville. west of 29, columbia pike with a utility problem. blocking the road. we will
. >> and eating contest turns tragic. the winner consumed before he died. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> he may want to put your before we even tell that story. >> good morning, washington. it's tuesday, october 9. glad you are waking up with us. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to adam caskey for a tuesday forecast a. >> another damp start to the day. will be cloudy and cool. improvement tomorrow. starting with live super doppler radar, all around the belay, from haymarket and up and down the 95 corridor, moving from the southwest to northeast. it's 47 degrees in stafford and 43 in martinsburg. 50's today. upper the rain will come to an end in a couple hours. a few peaks of some this afternoon. now to angela. >> dealing with the grain out there. for a little extra travel time. seeing slow spots on 95 already, but no major delays. looks good from dale city to 3, 95,the ramp to northbound is there.nt once you get past dale city, not bad, 15 minutes to the beltwa for 24 minutes from s
morning washington" starts now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. good morning, washington. it's friday, october 12. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. we will get to add iam. >> it will be chilly for the wall. temperatures tomorrow morning will be close to freezing in some locations just west of washington. -- it will be chilly for the walk. it's now 36 degrees in leesburg, 45 in germantown. walworth, 40. culpeper, 43. it will be even colder 24 hours from now. partly cloudy today, cool and breezy, high temperatures in the mid-60s. 64 degrees with a northwesterly wind at 10-20. you will notice the wind today. tonight the wind will diminish, but it will be cold, and 20's in outlying areas northwest of washington. nearly 40 degrees along the waterways. there is a freeze what that will be in effect in the dark blue shaded county's tonight. i will detail the weekend forecast coming up. now to angela. >> early motorists having an easy time for the most part around the capital beltway. we are open in maryland on 270. the work zones are gone there. hea
. the wind which have been gusting to about 30 here in washington are going to steadily pick up as well. let's look at the bigger picture and take another look at the storm. there you go. all systems go here unfortunately for landfall across southern new jersey, perhaps the bay of delaware. we'll be feeling the effects all day today and all day tomorrow. it will be slow to weaken because it is a hybrid. it is not just deriving its energy from the ocean waters. it is deriving its energy from the contrast between cold and warm air. it will keep itself going even when it moves inland later this evening. here are some facts for us, some headlines and remember before of a high wind warping which goes into effect at 8:00 this morning through 8:00 tomorrow night. i mentioned the wind gusting to 65 or 70. the gusts up to about 70 later this evening and check on the your rain totals. five to 10 inches. haven't had a whole lot of time to mention the mount taupe snow but parts of west virginia, maybe western maryland, up to two feet. still some question mark about that. it looks like it is all systems
, it's 64 in washington. 62 at dulles and bwi marshall. forecast today, highs about 70 degrees later this afternoon, with sun developing after we burn off the fog later today. that's a look at the forecast. having a good time down here, back up to you. >> i heard the laughing in the background. thank you, tucker. >>> local crews are preparing for the worst with this storm and plan to work throughout the storm to ensure everyone is safe. >> officials in virginia say the state is on increased readiness plan, meaning crews are ready to respond at any time. sherri ly is live in prince george's county, maryland, with how crews there are preparing, too. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, allison. prince george's county had already brought in road crews this morning for a preplanned snow drill. but with hurricane sandy barreling towards the east coast, they now found themselves in the midst of hurricane preparations. as snow plows headed out this morning for a dry run, they had a secondary mission, clear backed up storm drains and check for trees that could be a threat to power lines.
division championships. it is a long time coming, let me tell you. washington nationals bands have excited about a loss. lost, but we still it.ched >> in the ninth inning, the that secondout atlanta loss, allowing washington to clinch the east division. everyone erupted. >> the first time and forever, it is awesome. >> it has been a very pleasant surprise. o the game, a packed .rowd poured in havengton nationals bands literally waited a lifetime for this moment. >> you feel the electricity in the air. >> 79 years, to be exact. >> going into monday night's home game against the phillies, spots as ad their wild card, but they were only win away from clinching the division. >> creating a buzz in a city renowned for making history. the last time the d.c. baseball the senators, played in a playoff, fdr was president. it was back in 1954. >> i thought it was never going in my lifetime. >> but it has, and fans left the profound pride, greatest loss in history. washington nationals have best up untilat season when they moved eight years ago. extraordinarys season that much sweeter. continues durin
ballot measures on the ballot this year, dealing with marriage equality, maryland maine, washington state is the -- well they are all big. >> yeah. >> bill: and then minnesota. what is the difference? >> minnesota's is a constitutional -- anti-gay constitution issue. that would ban it. the other ones are affirmative, right? to maryland and washington both passed in the state legislature marriage equal this year but then anti-gay folks got enough signatures to get enough signatures to put it on the ballot. in maine it was sort of a heart breaker. so everybody is real cautious -- >> bill: so a yes in maryland a yes in washington state, a yes in maine will make marriage equality the law of the land. >> in those three states. >> bill: right. in minnesota a yes would put it in the constitution banning it. >> right. >> bill: so we want a yes vote in maryland, maine, and washington, and a no vote in minnesota. >> right. the polling vote looks positive in all of the forward-leaning states. maine, maryland, and washington. it looks possible in every one of those states -
happened. >> washington, d.c., fans support the nationals. >> let's talk about the nationals. they're going to come home and had in the game. >> despite tonight's loss, they e for game 3 on wednesday. y reports from the stadium where fans are excited the series moves to nationals park. game to had fans looking future.the the sun sets on a rough day of for the nationals, fans with heavy hearts. >> a little disappointing. , the die- in the day hards, at the dugout. getting an autograph or two. they made the journey here from winchester, virginia. >> it has been a storybook year. been unbelievable. last year, we were one game below 500. 2 win 98 games, it is like christmas. of the day, a not what many had hoped for. >> we came here to get one or two. >> i was a little disappointed lost, but it is a five game series. >> the national tied back to washington, d.c., with one win their belt. the next game is scheduled for wednesday. >> tonight, the man at the the natalie holloway disappearance is at the center of the new sex scandal. >> the response. >> firefighters work hard to a kitchen. >> jerry
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